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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ098-181400-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT IN THE SE GULF WILL GRADUALLY MOVE ONSHORE WED
EVENING. A STORM FORCE LOW AND ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF ON THU ABSORBING THE WEAK FRONT. THE
STRONG FRONT WILL SPREAD HIGH WINDS AND SEA ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHERN PANHANDLE THU.

$$

PKZ011-181400-
GLACIER BAY-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN. SNOW LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-181400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 FT LATE.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-181400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-181400-
ICY STRAIT-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS.
SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-181400-
CROSS SOUND-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
SW SWELL.
.THU...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ031-181400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-181400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 FT LATE.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-181400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT
11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-181400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-181400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-181400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
839 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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